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get (or lay)one's hands on

Definition of get or lay one's hands on in English:

Find or get something: I haven’t got my hands on a copy yet
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  • Like tickets for a 1970's concert for The Who, investors practically stampeded to get their hands on the paper.
  • Like most children I read every Roald Dahl book I could get my hands on.
  • Each player is focusing on the task ahead, anxiously waiting to get his hands on the red ball.
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Pronunciation: ˌprēˈpōtnt
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